Tone2 ElectraX synth unveiled

Tone2 ElectraX: the specs suggest that this could be a real power synth.
Tone2 ElectraX: the specs suggest that this could be a real power synth.

Tone2, developers of the acclaimed Gladiator synth, has announced ElectraX, which it's billing as its new flagship instrument.

At the heart of this beast are 18 multi-synthesis oscillators, but these represent just the tip of the spec iceberg. Here's Tone2's summary of ElectraX's features:

* Four synthesizers in one interface
* High-end sound quality
* Huge sonic range
* High flexibility
* 13 different synthesis methods which can be combined
* Psychoacoustic processing
* Low CPU, multicore processor support
* Easy to use
* 4x multitimbral
* Presets by professional sound designers
* 23 exclusive analog modelled filter types
* 45 oscillator types
* 18 effect types; Master effect section with Equalizer
* More than 1000 waveforms
* 64x4 voices
* MIDI learn
* Customizable user interface with 4 skins
* Expandability
* Standalone version for PC
* Flexible preset management
* Context sensitive help

Scheduled for release in December. ElectraX, is PC- and Mac-compatible. Find out more on the Tone2 website.

Ben Rogerson

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